Types of Lycra Fabric?

Answer When we think of "Lycra" fabrics, we think stretchy or elastic. The term might also suggest figure-skating costumes, tight jeans and no-iron shirts. Dupont holds the trademark to Lycra, and by ble... Read More »

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What Is Lycra Fabric?

Lycra is a popular stretchy fabric used for, mostly, a variety of clothing items. Lycra is also known to be used for bed sheets, bike seat covers and diapers, but in much smaller quantities than in... Read More »

Can Lycra fabric be sewn?

Lycra fabric can be sewn by machine with a size 70/10 ballpoint needle or size 75/11 stretch needle, with the machine set on a narrow zigzag stitch to allow for stretching.References:Threads: Sewin... Read More »

Can Lycra Spandex fabric be dyed?

Lycra fabric is a stretch fabric also known as spandex. This type of fabric is used in swimsuits, dance costumes and dresses. It can be dyed but needs to be done so in cold water rather than in hot... Read More »

How do I remove fabric paint from lycra material?

Blot It out QuicklyPlace a clean paper towel or cloth over the spill, and dab it up. Allow the paper towel to soak up the spill for 3 to 4 seconds. Turn the fabric inside out. Check the textile pai... Read More »